Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 518 617
Rank change year-on-year -4 +99 -68
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 33 70 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 30
South East median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +24.32% +7.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £36,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

Signal Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26921 30674 37032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.45% 87.40% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22140 25444 30626
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +32 27 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Surrey +10 3 £45,000 - 2
Thames Valley -16 3 £45,000 -21.74% 3
Oxfordshire -38 3 £45,000 -21.74% 3
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 28 (84.85%) C
2 26 (78.79%) C++
3 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 22 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
4 22 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 22 (66.67%) Embedded C++
4 22 (66.67%) Linux
4 22 (66.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 22 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) VHDL
6 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.15%) ASIC
6 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
7 4 (12.12%) Physics
8 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (9.09%) Electronics
9 2 (6.06%) PhD
9 2 (6.06%) Delphi
9 2 (6.06%) Xilinx
9 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
9 2 (6.06%) Qt
9 2 (6.06%) FPGA Design
9 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
10 1 (3.03%) Schematic Capture
10 1 (3.03%) TensorFlow
10 1 (3.03%) R
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 22 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 22 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) ASIC Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.06%) VHDL Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Graduate
4 1 (3.03%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Qt
2 1 (3.03%) TensorFlow
2 1 (3.03%) Theano
2 1 (3.03%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) VHDL
2 5 (15.15%) ASIC
3 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 22 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Physics
4 2 (6.06%) FPGA Design
4 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematical Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) Neural Network
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C
2 26 (78.79%) C++
3 22 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 22 (66.67%) Embedded C++
4 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.06%) Delphi
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Xilinx